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Kathakali Restaurant

39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-758 8848
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“masala dosa” (26 reviews)
“curry” (21 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went in for dinner with my girl. Service was great. Food was beyond amazing! Will definitely be eating there many times again.

1  Thank A8980MHmikes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried first South Indian restaurant in New Zealand and loved it same taste like home. Just bit dark need new decor. Visit again

1  Thank matharu88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here as it came up top on a google search. Had a big selection on the menu to chose from and service was really good. The DOSA''s were very good but thought the rest of the food was pretty average to be honest and...More

Thank Silentpartner99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ended up in New Plymouth mid-week looking for some Indian food and stumbled upon this South Indian restaurant. Not knowing what to order I asked what their specialty dish was. They recommended the Fish Pollichathu with rice and Paratha on the side. There was...More

2  Thank Tommy_Jones_NZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends. Two of us vegans two of us eat anything. Delicious Indian food with excellent service. We had a variety of different choices on the table and every thing was eaten at the end of the meal.

2  Thank izzipop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kathakali is providing Taranaki with a taste of the south-western Indian region of Kerala. Instead of naan, you'll find paratha made with wheat flour or fermented rice, and coconut milk batter kallapam pancakes. Instead of chicken tikka, there's coconut-based chicken istoo, and rather than beef...More

1  Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

South Indian food of great quality. We started with some Vada lentil doughnuts and spiced cauliflower, that even our 14-year old son could approve of (who isn't too keen on veggies). For main, we had a butter chicken with peratha bread, a chicken dosa, and...More

1  Thank Guitaravaganza
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It's three years since I first 'discovered' this jewel of New Plymouth dining. So often disappointed when returning to an eatery, this time I was delighted to find the standard had not dropped one iota, especially since I was taking a friend along this time....More

1  Thank Carol O
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I arrived as they opened for the evening. The authentic decor and ethnic music provided a pleasure backdrop. I ordered my favorite dish, Masala Dosa. This is a dish that's hard to find anywhere north of San Francisco, where l hail from. It was literally...More

2  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Found this lovely little gem during a recent visit. It was wonderful to taste authentic South Indian food again. It took us back to our times visiting South India. We were impressed with the waiters; they explained each dish as they brought it to our...More

1  Thank Freda S
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goldy319
12 July 2016|
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Response from Sam N | Property representative |
We do BYO just for wine only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39A Devon Street East, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-758 8848
Description
New restaurant
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